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Don't You Wish

By Roxanne St. Claire

Whilst undeniable and unpopular Annie Nutter will get zapped through one in all her dad's whacked-out innovations, she lands in a parallel universe the place her existence turns into picture-perfect. Now she's Ayla Monroe, daughter of a similar mom yet a distinct father—and she's the beautiful, wealthy queen bee of her excessive school. 

In this universe, Ayla lives in glitzy Miami rather than dreary Pittsburgh and has beaucoup greenbacks, courtesy of her billionaire—if frequently absent—father. Her neighbors hit the golf equipment, get together behind the scenes at concert events, and take hazards which are exhilirating . . . and unlawful. the following she's bought a date to lose her V-card with the most popular man she's ever seen.

But at the insde, Ayla remains to be Annie.

So whilst she's provided the opportunity to depart the dream existence and head domestic to Pittsburgh, will she take it?

The selection isn't really so simple as you think.

From the Hardcover edition.

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A Ghost Tale for Christmas Time (Magic Tree House (R) Merlin Mission)

By Mary Pope Osborne

Jack and Annie are prepared for his or her subsequent event within the New York Times bestselling middle-grade series—the Magic Tree House!

A lively vacation mission!

The magic tree condominium whisks Jack and Annie again in time to the foggy streets of Victorian London, the place they need to aid Charles Dickens. however the recognized writer has every little thing he may be able to wish. How are they speculated to aid him? It’s now not till Mr. Dickens rescues them from being thrown in prison that they detect his mystery previous and the unhappy thoughts that hang-out him. Jack and Annie will desire all their magic—and aid from 3 ghosts!—to keep the good writer.
 
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Tam Lin

By Pamela Dean

Within the historic Scottish ballad "Tam Lin," headstrong Janet defies Tam Lin to stroll in her personal land of Carterhaugh . . . after which needs to conflict the Queen of Faery for ownership of her lover’s physique and soul. during this model of "Tam Lin," masterfully crafted by means of Pamela Dean, Janet is a school pupil, "Carterhaugh" is Carter corridor on the college the place her father teaches, and Tam Lin is a boy named Thomas Lane. Set opposed to the backdrop of the early Seventies, imbued with wit, poetry, romance, and magic, Tam Lin has develop into a cult classic—and when you start analyzing, you’ll comprehend why. This reissue positive aspects an up to date advent through the book’s unique editor, the acclaimed Terri Windling.

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The Number File (Hardy Boys Casefiles, Case 17)

By Franklin W. Dixon

Because the host of America's such a lot sought after, John Walsh is on the middle of each very important crime research within the state. Now, for the 1st time, he'll display the interior information of these investigations. Walsh won't merely be profiling a few of his greatest catches in "No Mercy", he will additionally percentage with us a few of his misses, provide us the entire clues he is amassed to this point, and comprise an 800 quantity listeners can name with assistance and data.

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Wintergirls

By Laurie Halse Anderson

The ny Times bestselling tale of a friendship frozen among lifestyles and dying

Lia and Cassie are top neighbors, wintergirls frozen in fragile our bodies, rivals in a dangerous contest to determine who may be the thinnest. yet then Cassie suffers the last word loss-her life-and Lia is left in the back of, haunted via her friend's reminiscence and racked with guilt for now not having the ability to aid shop her. In her so much powerfully relocating novel given that Speak, award-winning writer Laurie Halse Anderson explores Lia's fight, her painful route to restoration, and her determined makes an attempt to carry directly to crucial factor of all: desire.

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Crenshaw

In her first novel in view that The One and basically Ivan, winner of the Newbery Medal, Katherine Applegate supplies an unforgettable and magical tale approximately relatives, friendship, and resilience.

Jackson and his relations have fallen on challenging instances. there isn't any extra money for lease. and never a lot for meals, both. His mom and dad, his little sister, and their puppy could have to reside of their minivan. Again.

Crenshaw is a cat. he is huge, he is outspoken, and he is imaginary. He has come again into Jackson's existence to assist him. yet is an imaginary pal sufficient to avoid wasting this family members from wasting everything?

Beloved writer Katherine Applegate proves in unforeseen ways in which acquaintances topic, no matter if actual or imaginary. This name has universal middle connections.

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Street Spies (The Hardy Boys Casefiles, Book 21)

By Franklin W. Dixon

Speedy wheels constantly race with death.

Frank and Joe move undercover as big-city bicycle messengers to crack a gang of high-tech thieves. hundreds of thousands of greenbacks in desktop secrets and techniques have already been stolen, and the brother detectives are scorching at the trail.

Zipping via long island site visitors at best speeds is harmful adequate, yet one in every of their fellow messengers is out for his or her blood. Joe's motorbike is rigged with a time bomb, then a dispatcher is shot down. until the Hardy's get a hold of a lead fast, existence within the quick lane may possibly comfortably flip to death....

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The Clue of the Broken Blade (The Hardy Boys, No. 21)

By Franklin W. Dixon

Frank and Joe Hardy get entangled in an fascinating secret which revolves round their fencing grasp, Ettore Russo. facts that Russo is the rightful inheritor to his grandfather’s property hinges on retrieving the protect finish of a damaged saber misplaced a long time in the past in California. The younger investigators’ quest is advanced through a financial institution theft within which a few of their father’s vital documents are stolen. A chase ensues within the grape-growing quarter of California because the boys interact in a perilous online game of hide-and-seek with the financial institution theft gang.

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Mean Streets: The Chicago Caper

By Graham Marks

After having recovered from his experience in Constantinople, Trey is staying on the Circle M Ranch, open air Topeka, Kansas, owned by way of his Gramps, the unique T Drummond MacIntyre. It's quiet in Topeka and Trey is bored. even though, that's all approximately to alter while he discovers that Tino ' The Lip' Corezzi, a recognized gangster, lives simply down the line.

An fascinating experience quickly starts off for Trey as he unearths himself thrown into the center of a mafia-backed plot to derail the presidential elections. From detective paintings to kidnapping, Trey is thrust into the scary, secretive global of the mafia and regardless of all that's come earlier than, not anything can organize him for the harmful international that awaits him at the suggest Streets of Chicago. Combining the action-packed exploits of Alex Rider, with the historic adventures of younger Indiana Jones, suggest Streets is a gripping tale of conspiracy and intrigue.

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